Cardinal fell Bears in home court advantage

After rolling through the first six rounds, the Cal women’s tennis team finally hit a Stanford road block at the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Stanford on Tuesday. Despite a dominating display from Oct. 19 to 23, Cal ultimately fell short of taking first place and securing an automatic bid
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Bears to experiment with doubles lineup in key tournament

For the Cal women’s tennis team, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Starting Friday and concluding on Tuesday, the Bears will travel to Stanford to compete in the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships. Whoever takes the crown will secure an automatic bid to the second grand slam of the fall season, the
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Cal takes flight in weekend tournament

On Sunday, Cal women’s tennis head coach Amanda Augustus had every reason to be proud of her squad. Partaking in the Saint Mary’s Invitational at Moraga, Calif., Cal swept away the competition by winning the top four draws this weekend. The tournament was divided into 3 different flights: red, white
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Bears enter competition without top players

High expectations aren’t unusual for the Cal women’s tennis team. It comes with the territory of being a perennially highly ranked program. In the aftermath of a disappointing run at the All-American Championships in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Cal will head 12 miles east to Moraga for the Saint Mary’s Invitational.
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Grand slam ends without Cal at top

When the champion of the season’s first collegiate grand slam was crowned on Sunday in Pacific Palisades, Calif., the Cal women’s tennis team was 300 miles away. After a disappointing showing at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships, head coach Amanda Augustus, sophomore Zsofi Susanyi, junior Anett Schutting, and seniors Tayler Davis and
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Bears send All-Americans to collegiate grand slam

Competing against a tournament field comprised entirely of All-Americans, the nation’s top ranked players will compete this week for the first grand slam title of the 2012 season. The ITA/Riviera All-American Championships begins on Tuesday and concludes Sunday at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. The talent is
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Cal begins first fall test with little set in stone

Despite facing a field of 80-plus players, Cal women’s tennis team will most likely be forced to compete against each other in their first tournament of the 2012 fall season. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Cal Nike Invitational will take place at home in Berkeley. The tournament begins Friday and
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Cal restarts NCAA title aspirations sans Juricova

Despite common misconception, head coach Amanda Augustus of cal women’s tennis team knows that collegiate tennis is more than just a spring sport. “That’s the common thing that people don’t understand,” Augustus said. “They think we’re only a spring sport. But we play a lot in the fall.” Because team
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Cal athletic teams show ambiguous academic progress

The Cal football team ranks 11th in the Pac-12 in the NCAA’s most recent Academic Progress Report (APR), released Wednesday for a four-year period ending with the 2010-11 academic year. With a score of 936, the Cal football team’s APR score falls beneath the Division I football average of 948.
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The top 10 moments in Cal sports this year: Part two

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.
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